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Summary

Work History

Mar 2014Present

Managing Partner

Reverse Events LLC
  • Founded profitable Chicago-based independent event organizer startup that produces and markets vivid live music experiences connecting fans and performers.
  • Built strong interconnecting relationships between artist agencies, venues, press outlets, and sponsors from the ground up.
  • Design consistently high performing artwork, marketing materials, email blasts, press releases, and company website.
  • Lead eye-popping production design and stage buildouts, recruit friendly and reliable event staff, and settle all payments quickly.
Aug 2008Feb 2015

Promotion Manager

Sound-bar, Ala Carte Entertainment, React Presents Inc.

Recruit and train influential industry-savvy promotion team supporting various events, concerts, and music festivals for major regional event organizers.

Jul 2005Apr 2008

Computer Repair Technician

Geek Squad Inc.
  • Diagnose and repair a boundless range of IT issues in a competitive customer-centric environment with 98% overall satisfaction.
  • Connect customers with perceptible technology solutions that enrich their lives while regularly delivering in the top 25% to the company's bottom line.
20042005

Brand Ambassador

Mosaic

Excite communities over the compelling features of AT&T high speed Internet service and train retail sales forces (Best Buy, etc.) to more than double their sales goals after 1 year.

20002004

Product Specialist

Best Buy Inc.


Education

Jan 2008Dec 2011

BA/MBA Coursework

Roosevelt University
  • 3.88 / 4.0 GPA in Major Coursework (3.72 Overall)
  • Dean's List 3 Semesters
  • BA in Psychology, MBA Coursework concentration in Marketing

Skills

Design & UX

Adobe Software, HTML, CSS, jQuery, Powerpoint

Web Development

PHP, Java, MySQL

Programming

C, Android, Arduino

PR & Blog Writing

Wordpress, MailChimp, Typing Speed 70 WPM

Notable Achievements

  • 1st place district, 3rd place regional WYSE (Worldwide Youth in Science & Engineering) Academic Challenge in Computer Programming and Engineering Graphics.
  • Founding member of the Mars Millenium Project in conjunction with NASA.
  • Founder of HelpTheHomies.org - an NPO currently in its infantile stages.
  • Awarded multiple Linux certifications before graduating high school.
  • Received commendation for viral blog article receiving over 28,000 shares.